Minor League Player of the Day:Ã‚Â Eric EymannÃ‚Â (Carolina) 4-5, 1 double, 2 runs scored, 4 rbisÃ‚Â
Control issues snuck up on Aroldis Chapman in this start.Ã‚Â Chapman walked 5 and allowed 4 hits in 5.2 innings pitched.Ã‚Â Chapman allowed 1 run and struck out 6.Ã‚Â Aroldis threw 111 pitches (65 for strikes) while lowering his ERA to 2.84.Ã‚Â Logan Ondrusek pitched 2 more scoreless innings, giving him just 1 earned run allowed in 10.1 Triple-A innings this season.
Todd Frazier hit his 2nd homerun of the season and drew 2 walks in a 1-2 game.Ã‚Â Wilkin Castillo went 2-4 with an rbi while Wladimir Balentien went 1-4 with 2 runs batted in.Ã‚Â The win was Louisville’s 3rd consecutive victory.
A nice game from the Mudcats, who pounded out 16 hits, including the 4 mentioned earlier by our Minor League Player of the Day. Jake Kahaulelio went 3-3 with 2 singles and his 3rd homerun of the season.Ã‚Â Jose Castro went 3-4 with a double, walk, and an rbi.Ã‚Â Yonder Alonso added 2 hits and a walk in 4 at-bats and scored a run.
Travis Webb improved to 1-1 with the Mudcats by going 6.1 innings, allowing 2 runs on 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 8.
Mark Serrano could not have pitched much better and not received a decision.Ã‚Â Serrano went 7 innings, allowingÃ‚Â 1 run on 1 hit and a walk while striking out 9.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Serrano remained 2-0 on the season and lowered his ERA to 3.58 on the season.Ã‚Â He now has 26 strikeouts to 8 walks in 27.2 innings pitched this season.
Carlos Mendez went 2-3 with a walk and raised his average to .317 on the season in 101 at-bats.
Shane Carlson supplied a bulk of the Dragons’ offense himself by going 3-4 with 2 doubles and 2 rbis.Ã‚Â Carlson is now batting .306/.357/.388 in just 48 at-bats with Dayton this season.
Justin Walker allowed 5 runs on 8 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings pitched to drop to 1-3 on the season and raise his ERA to 6.39 on the season.